Professional Development Program Calendar

For more information about an event, and to register for upcoming events, click on active links in the calendar below.

For additional information, call the AFT Michigan office at 313-393-2200.  These PD opportunities are offered free of charge for AFT Michigan members.  Attendance for all the hours of the class will earn you the listed SCECHs (formerly SB-CEUs) for ongoing certification.

Class location unless otherwise indicated:
AFT Michigan Main Office
2661 E. Jefferson Ave
Detroit, MI 48207

Upcoming Classes for 2015-2016:

Feb. 6 Teaching/Engaging Students with Poverty in Mind – 6 SCECHs
Mar. 5 Understanding the Cognitive Roots of Cruel and Irresponsible Online Behavior – 5 SCECHs
Apr. 4 & 5 Building Your Capacity for Success in the Classroom – 5 SCECHs
May 7 Fostering Grit: Preparing Students for the Real World – 6 SCECHs
June 4  Developing Resilient Educators Pre-K-12– 5 SCECHs

Union Building Workshops for Members


You will be able to register online for these workshops as we get closer to the dates they are being held.

August 20-21 LEAD Statewide Kickoff Greektown Casino Detroit
September 26-27 Collective Bargaining and Contract Enforcement Conference (Skill Building Day on Public Narrative, Sunday Only) The MET Hotel, Troy
October 24 Organizing Conference EMU Student Center
January 16-16 Leadership Summit (Skill-Building Day on Team Building, Sunday Only) Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort
February 27-28 Political, Legislative, and Community Conference (Skill-Building Day on Political Analysis – Sunday Only) Lansing Center
May 14 AFT Michigan Convention Motor City Casino-Detroit